Welding Inspector Job Description

A welding inspector is a person hired to inspect welds on production or manufacturing equipment and various products.

Welding inspectors are not regularly employed or paid for each time they inspect a weld.

Rather, they inspect welds as a part of a larger job or contract.

As such, they are usually employed by welding or metal fabrication companies.

A welding inspector is hired by companies, organizations, and individuals to inspect welds for quality assurance.

They must have a good knowledge of all types of welding processes.

Often, welding inspectors are hired by companies or organizations to inspect welded products, including industrial machinery

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Welding Inspector to join our team! We're a growing company and need someone with experience to help us quality control our products. If you're looking for a challenging and rewarding career, this is the job for you!

Welding Inspector Duties:

  • Execute proper procedures to inspect welds utilizing proper techniques and tools
  • Measure, evaluate, and inspect welds to ensure compliance with applicable codes and standards
  • Carry out onsite welding inspections during various stages of construction
  • Research and evaluate existing welding methods and practices for best practices
  • Evaluate and recommend changes to welding procedures
  • Maintain accurate and complete records of inspections and test data
  • Develop safety protocols when inspecting welding
  • Research, implement, and maintain quality assurance protocols
  • Develop and maintain procedures, equipment, and materials for welding

Welding Inspector Responsibilities:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a welding inspector
  • Familiar with WPS, AWS, AWS D2000, AWS D1.1-1, AWS D1.1-2, ASME-B, ASME-B , AWS D1.1/D3

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Check and approve welds for high-quality workmanship, in accordance with specifications
  • Manually inspect welds for conformance to specified requirements -Perform weld inspections of structural and mechanical work, including fabrications, weldments, assemblies, and vessel sections
  • Provide weld certification and record each weld as a pass or fail

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.